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Melo makes it official, announces plan to return to Knicks

Carmelo Anthony has made it official. Anthony announced Sunday morning — below the headline “MY CITY, MY HEART” on his website, thisismelo.com — that he will be returning to the Knicks. Knicks Rss Article only

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Hartford’s Stadium Plan for the New Britain Rock Cats Is a Hard Sell

A plan for a Hartford stadium, to house a minor league baseball team lured from New Britain, stirred resentment from the start in a state weary of intertown feuds and overly optimistic development plans. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Bridgewater Associates Abandons Plan To Build in Stamford

Yachters and local planning and zoning officials seem to have won their battle with the world’s largest hedge fund, which wanted to build a $ 750 million headquarters on the Stamford waterfront. Bridgewater Associates, which announced its plans to move… New York City

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Plan Expedited for Affordable Housing Near Barclays Center in Brooklyn

Forest City Ratner has signed a formal agreement to finish 2,250 affordable apartments by 2025, 10 years ahead of the current schedule. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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NY Mayor, City Council Agree on $75B Budget Plan

NY Mayor, City Council Agree on B Budget Plan Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council agreed Thursday on a $ 75 billion budget proposal that adheres to a liberal view of government involvement to improve the lives of the less fortunate. De Blasio, just shy of completing his first six months in … […]

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Foxwoods Withdrawing From Catskills Casino Plan

New York’s Catskills region won’t get a Foxwoods casino. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is withdrawing plans to redevelop Grossinger’s, an iconic Borscht Belt venue. Foxwoods Resort Casino and its local partner, Muss Development, said it could not… New York City

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Old-fashioned New York City payphones are on their way to being converted into wi-fi hotspots (Twitter).

Queens Council Members Attack Public Wi-Fi ‘Monopoly’ Plan

Old-fashioned New York City payphones are on their way to being converted into wi-fi hotspots. (Photo: Twitter) A couple of council members ripped a Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plan that would turn old-fashioned payphones into state-of-the-art wi-fi hotspots–and in the process, take numerous phone kiosks owned by smaller franchisees and give them to a single corporate […]

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Schumer Pushes Plan to Enforce Truck Driver Rest Rules

Senator Charles Schumer is pushing a plan to keep tired truck drivers off the road. NEWS – NY1

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City plan to provide intensive support for troubled schools

The city is reviving a plan to provide troubled schools with extra resources and intensive support — along with much closer scrutiny from top education brass, The Post has learned…. Metro | New York Post

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MTA post-9/11 security plan delayed

Late and over budget, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s security upgrade plan post- 9/11 will take nine years longer to complete.  An audit by the state comptroller’s office finds the delay- partly because of Superstorm Sandy- will cost at least $ 700 million more. WNYW – NYC News

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Mountain Bird Closes in Harlem, Owners Plan Relocation

Bird was the word. The dainty and vaguely enigmatic Harlem restaurant Mountain Bird, which opened last September with a menu focused squarely on chicken, duck, and other feathered friends has closed. The small restaurant was run by Keiko and Kenichi Tajima, husband-and-wife partners who garnered overwhelmingly positive reviews from Alan Richman at GQ and Joshua […]

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E-Cigarettes Tax Plan Has Some Fuming

Gov. Chris Christie and some New Jersey legislators say they want to place a 75% wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and some related gear, mirroring what New Jersey charges on traditional smokes. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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Taxi of Tomorrow plan revived after court win

The city can require the purchase of the modern Nissan vehicle. amNewYork

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Malcolm Smith Had Two-Pronged Plan To Win Mayor’s Race

Mr. Smith, a Democrat, wanted a senate leadership job, then use that platform to raise his profile and run for New York City mayor as a Republican in 2013. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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Holders Reject New York Community Bancorp’s Executive Pay Plan

Shareholders of New York Community Bancorp Inc. voted to reject the bank’s executive pay practices, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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